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Bethenny Frankel, Creator of Skinnygirl Margarita(TM), to Visit Philadelphia-Area Wine & Spirits Store July 22

July 19, 2010

Will Autograph Pre-Purchased Bottles in Franklin Mills

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bethenny Frankel, New York Times best-selling author and star of Bravo’s smash hit TV show, “Bethenny Getting Married?,” will meet with fans and sign bottles of her Skinnygirl Margarita(TM) at the PA Wine & Spirits Stores in Franklin Mills from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 22.

“Bethenny Frankel has made her mark on reality television and now she’s making her mark on the alcohol beverage industry with Skinnygirl Margarita(TM),” said Patrick “P.J.” Stapleton III, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. “We are pleased to be able to offer this ready-made drink to consumers who are looking to save time and money while still enjoying their favorite cocktail.”

Bethenny created Skinnygirl Margarita(TM) to give people the opportunity to enjoy a lower calorie, all natural, ready-to-drink margarita. The cocktail is made with premium Blue Agave clear tequila and sweetened with agave nectar. One four-ounce serving contains 100 calories, compared to an average margarita which has 400 calories.

As a fan of margaritas herself, Bethenny introduced Skinnygirl Margarita(TM) during the first season of the Real Housewives of New York City and started selling the ready-to-drink cocktail in 2009. Bethenny, a natural food chef, is also a self-described “fixologist” who changes high-calorie recipes into low-calorie, all natural dishes.

Skinnygirl Margarita(TM) sells for $13.99 for a 750 mL bottle and will be available for purchase at the store. The event tasting will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and is complimentary for those 21 and older.

The store is located at 401 Franklin Mills Circle, Philadelphia, PA 19154.

Media contact: Stacy Kriedeman or Stacey Witalec, 717-783-8864

Editor’s Note: Call the PLCB Press Office at 717-783-8864 to inquire about interviews with Ms. Frankel.

SOURCE Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board


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